Sam's Blog


Here is where I'll be sharing my latest thoughts, rants, goings on and food stuff from my travels. 

It might be just visual or textual... humorous or profound… technical or novice-like (I'm not professing to be the greatest writer) but with my food storytelling, I hope to share the importance of cooking with your family.

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Finlandia contest winners

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Finlandia contest winners

CONGRATS

Viki & Nick Nichols from Arizona, are the lucky winners of our Finlandia video contest! They have won me, well, I will come to their house and cook for party of 12! 

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And because we had such an overwhelming response, we will be doing another contest like this, so stay tuned!

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SAM'S FOOD CENTRIC GIFT LIST

There's a million things you could pick, but it helps when they have been tried and tested. Here's a guide to all my most loved kitchen things.



WANNA MAKE SOMETHING....

PICKLED CAULIFLOWER

This can be made with green beans, asparagus or the cauliflower. And not only are they delicious, but they make a great gift. No really... 

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DUKKAH

Serve this or take this to a party and you will be the coolest person ever. Make a bunch put it in a jar and give it as a gift – spread the word!


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I LOVE FRESH PEAS

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I LOVE FRESH PEAS

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IT'S RAINING = SOUP TIME

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IT'S RAINING = SOUP TIME

Thank you ham hocks for the love you're showing my lentil soup.

A video posted by Sam Zien (@thecookingguy) on


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Got cooking questions?

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Got cooking questions?

Thank you for joining me today, for the Thanksgiving/cooking Q & A @FinlandiaCheese Twitter page. Good luck and have fun. 

*** THIS CHAT ENDED AT 9.30AM WED NOV 16TH***

 If you want to find any recipes or info mentioned in today's chat, here you go.... 

You can't see what you you were looking for? Try the search: 



Q & A FEED


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SAM NOW ON TV IN FLORIDA

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SAM NOW ON TV IN FLORIDA


COX TV Schedule

Pensacola, ch 2 & Fort Walton Beach, ch 6.
Please see TV listing for days & times.

*** NEW ***

Catch my brand new TV series of SAM THE COOKING GUY, now airing in PENSACOLA & FORT WALTON. Beginning this Friday September 16th, 2016 at 9.30pm.


PLUS, LAS VEGAS

Another NEW broadcasting area is, LAS VEGAS. Please see TV listing for the schedule, times vary due to LIVE games.

You can also catch my newest series, as usual, in SAN DIEGO, SANTA BARBARA, ORANGE COUNTY and ARIZONA*. 


COMING SOON

OMAHA, NEBRASKA will be next up to air my new SAM THE COOKING GUY series. Stay tuned to my social media for updates.

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WATCH SAM WHILE YOU TROLLEY

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WATCH SAM WHILE YOU TROLLEY

Video on demand debuts on Green Line trolleys

Starting today, you can plan your meals while you travel. You can watch my show – Sam the Cooking Guy (and other stuff) on San Diego Green Line trolleys – available on all trolleys in 2 weeks.

HOW TO WATCH?

  • Passengers can access video programming by connecting to the MTS-TV WiFi on their mobile device or opening the MTS-TV home page on their Internet browser
  • Then go to "COOKING" and you'll find me
  • Don't forget your headphones

Happy trolleying!

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RECIPE TALK ON RADIO 7/31

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RECIPE TALK ON RADIO 7/31

I'm LIVE Friday July 31st at 8.30am with recipe talk on The DSC Show. The crew get to pick from 3 recipes, which one would you pick?

  1. COUNTRY STYLE PORK RIBS
  2. MAPLE BACON CORNBREAD
  3. PIZZA DOUGH IN 2 MINUTES

The DSC Show on 100.7 JACK FM, San Diego's #1 morning radio show.

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TRAVEL: HELLO BEIJING

If you want to escape for a moment... 

While I'm here in Beijing, I'll be posting my favorite moments while I travel through this amazing place. 

DAY 1

Japan Airlines to #Beijing. Let the eating begin!

ARRIVAL

Temple Of Heaven, Beijing, China

DAY 2 BREAKFAST

Good morning Beijing. I love your little steamed vegetable buns

DAY 3

My new favorite car, perfect for supermarket runs @ Beijing, China

798 Art District, Beijing

McDonald's Beijiing...nice touch. @ Sanlitun The Village, Beijing

DAY 4

Getting closer, can't wait! @ Great Wall Of China

Getting closer, can't wait! @ Great Wall Of China

At THE GREAT WALL... in THE perfect shirt. @badpickletees #Beijing #phenomenal

At THE GREAT WALL... in THE perfect shirt. @badpickletees #Beijing #phenomenal

CHECK OUT SOME OF MY ASIAN INSPIRED RECIPES...

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